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Salt Creek Grille

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American, Bar, Pub
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32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422 (Crown Valley Pkwy)
+1 949-661-7799
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Long Beach, California
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293 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My sister had her 60th birthday party with a small group of family and friends located in a private room with it's own entrance. When we arrived at 5:30pm, we noticed that there were no options for self-parking and instead we had to use their complimentary valet. We were directed to the private room and were impressed with the setting... More 

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Dana Point, California
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430 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant will deceive you from a distance on how lively it is. Great energy and crowd the night I visited. No reservation and too busy to wait for a table I sat at the bar and had a fabulous time. Very extensive and varied menu.

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Thank romazzino
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our first visit to this restaurant and we were pleasantly surprised. We visited with friends who live in the area and it was their first time also. All of us thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Our server was pleasant and helpful. The fish was fresh and perfectly cooked and served. We would definitely return and recommend to others.

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Thank Lorne K
Hoover, Alabama
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very attentive. The vanilla cake with ice cream was the best dessert I have ever had. Our table had one to share and then ordered another one!

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Thank heatherlmiller
Irvine, California
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've driven past this location hundreds of times. But on a cool misty Saturday we decided to go in for lunch. Being the Saturday before Valentine's Day we decided to make reservations. They weren't terribly busy when we got there but it was still fairly early in the afternoon - they got busy later by the time we were done.... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were celebrating her birthday. I had made reservations on-line weeks ago. Arrived a bit late because of local fog but they had our reservation and seated us immediately. Steve, our server, was promptly at our table. We had a delicious bacon wrapped and stuffed shrimp appetizer and split a salad.. My wife ordered smoked salmon and... More 

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San Clemente, California, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I am a difficult diner to impress and can usually find the flaw in any restaurant's operation. Partly because I know the food service business inside out and partly because I just expect perfection in my high end dining. Last night my wife and I went to Salt Creek Grille for an early (pre-celebration) dinner. It was our wedding anniversary.... More 

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Thank Bruce C
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Went here recently with a friend for brunch. I ordered the Salt Creek burger, and it was spectacular. Very unique bacon and onion jam on top of aged cheddar cheese melted into a medium cooked burger!! Ate it very slowly, did not want it to end! Great, friendly service! Will definitely return soon!

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Laguna Niguel, California
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Food was delicious, service excellent, a few over priced menu items and it is just a little loud. There were lots of people, It busy Friday night and had private Christmas parties going on too, but the service was still fast. I did not care for there parking set up. They had Valet Parking that reserves all parking near the... More 

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Westminster, CA
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96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have eaten here numerous times. The food is always great and the service is wonderful. I want to mention the great service we had with Monique White. She made our visit extra special.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-7799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?